Germany’s Far-Right Supporters Outnumbered By Protesters In Berlin

By Staff, Reuters.com -

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some 5,000 supporters of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) marched through Berlin on Sunday, but they were heavily outnumbered by anti-AfD demonstrations, including [...]

Amazon Workers Booed Jeff Bezos In Berlin

By Jill Petzinger, Qz.com -

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos received a hostile reception when he arrived in the German capital to pick up an innovation award on Tuesday (Apr. 24). Trade union Verdi confirmed that “several hundred [...]

Germany’s 28-Hour Workweek

By Loren Balhorn, Jacobinmag.com -

German metalworkers’ union IG Metall made international headlines last month after a twenty-four-hour “warning strike” compelled employers to sign a deal with the union giving its members the [...]

German Cities To Trial Free Public Transport To Cut Pollution

By Philip Oltermann, Theguardian.com -

“Car nation” Germany has surprised neighbours with a radical proposal to reduce road traffic by making public transport free, as Berlin scrambles to meet EU air pollution targets and avoid big [...]

Unions Winning Major Demands In Germany

By Damien McGuinness, Bbc.com -

Industrial workers in south-western Germany have won the right to reduced working hours as part of a deal that could benefit millions of employees across the country. Workers will be able to [...]

At Berlin March, Tens Of Thousands Demand End To Industrial Agriculture

By Andrea Germanos, CommonDreams.org -

Tens of thousands of people—and more than 100 tractors—swarmed the streets of Berlin this weekend to demand a food system transformation nourished by political policies that foster ecological [...]

Fake Trump Marches In Carnival-Climate Protests At COP23

By Louise Osborne, Patrick Große and Rebecca Staudenmaier, www.dw.com -

By Louise Osborne, Patrick Große and Rebecca Staudenmaier for DW. Carnival protest at the climate meeting in Bonn. A fake Donald Trump, the devil and a crew of buccaneering pirates were among [...]

‘Hitler’s American Model: US And Making Of Nazi Race Law’

By Bill Moyers, www.billmoyers.com -

By Bill Moyers for Moyers and Company - Boy, did they ever. In fact, they saw America doing it in a more radical fashion than any of the Nazis themselves ever advocated. I mentioned earlier the [...]

The Front Lines Of Antifascism In Eastern Germany

By Morgan Meaker, www.psmag.com -

By Morgan Meaker for Pacific Standard - A shy grin spreads across Maximillian's face as he stretches out his arm to show where he was bitten by a Nazi. A faint, teeth-shaped scar marks where the [...]

Merkel’s CDU Wins But Far-Right AfD Enters Bundestag

By Catherine Stupp, www.euractiv.com -

By Catherine Stupp for Euractiv. Germany - Merkel’s coalition partners, the Social Democrats, were also dealt shocking losses, bringing them their worst results since World War Two. Party leaders [...]

Top German Politicians Want US Nuclear Weapons Out

By John Laforge, www.counterpunch.org -

By John Laforge for Counter Punch - A series of anti-nuclear weapons actions between March and August at Air Base Büchel in Germany brought widespread media attention to the 20 US nuclear weapons [...]

How Should We Protest Neo-Nazis? Lessons From German History

By Laurie Marhoefer, www.theconversation.com -

By Laurie Marhoefer for The Conversation - Charlottesville was right out of the Nazi playbook. In the 1920s, the Nazi Party was just one political party among many in a democratic system, running [...]

Berlin Calls For Retaliation Against ‘Illegal’ US Sanctions On Russia

By Staff, www.rt.com -

By Staff of RT - New penalties against Moscow proposed by US lawmakers violate international law and officials in Brussels should consider countermeasures, the German economy minister said on [...]

Some Americans Do Love Their Health Care (They’re Expats)

By Allison Williams, www.global.handelsblatt.com -

By Allison Williams for Handelsblatt - Luisa Weiss is a German-American writer about food and culture who lives in Berlin and has a cult following for her recipes for bagels, cinnamon buns and [...]